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Romney picks former Utah Governor Leavitt to lead transition team

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Posted at 4:30 PM, Jun 04, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-04 18:31:08-04

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney named former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt to lead his presidential transition team.

Leavitt served as governor for 10 years before becoming Secretary of Health and Human Services under President George W. Bush.

Appointing a transition team before the election is a common practice among presidential candidates.